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By: E. F. Benson (1867-1940)

Book cover Relentless City

A satiric novel of manners written in Benson's classic style of gently poking fun at class structures and the people who fill them. This time he includes New York, London, and the railways of the English countryside. - Summary by Beeswaxcandle

Book cover Dodo: A Detail of the Day

Fashionably controversial bestseller at the time of appearance , portraying London "society" in the Fin de Si├Ęcle. Dodo is a young woman who enjoys belonging to the high society. At the start of the book, she is about to make an advantageous marriage, to a man with money and a title - just what she needs. This audiobook includes Volume 1 & 2 - Summary by Anna Simon

Book cover Countess of Lowndes Square, and Other Stories

A collection of fourteen short stories, grouped under the headings of "Blackmailing Stories", "Spook Stories", "Cat Stories", "Crank Stories", and "General Stories". From the preface: "[S]uch readers as are in search merely of the lighter...aspects of life, will be able to avoid like poison so innocent-looking a title as "The Countess of Lowndes Square," for surely they would not find therein the fashionable descriptions of high life which they might reasonably anticipate, but would merely cast the...

Book cover Room in the Tower, and Other Stories

These stories have been written in the hopes of giving some pleasant qualms to their reader, if by chance, anyone be occupying in their perusal a leisure half-hour before he goes to bed when the night and the house are still, he may perchance cast an occasional glance into the corners and dark places of the room where he sits, to make sure that nothing unusual lurks in the shadow. For this is the avowed object of ghost stories and such tales as deal with the dim unseen forces which occasionally and perturbingly make themselves manifest. The author therefore fervently wishes his readers a few uncomfortable moments. Preface - by E.F. Benson

Book cover Dodo's Daughter

The second in the "Dodo" sequence of novels.


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